Corpus ID: 39224862

Climate change, children's rights, and the pursuit of intergenerational climate justice.

  title={Climate change, children's rights, and the pursuit of intergenerational climate justice.},
  author={E. Gibbons},
  journal={Health and human rights},
  volume={16 1},
  • E. Gibbons
  • Published 2014
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Health and human rights
Frequently forgotten in the global discussions and agreements on climate change are children and young people, who both disproportionately suffer the consequences of a rapidly changing climate, yet also offer innovative solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (climate change mitigation) and adapt to climate change. Existing evidence is presented of the disproportionately harmful impact of climate-induced changes in precipitation and extreme weather events on today's children, especially in… Expand

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